The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK
Rank 569 624 597
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 18 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.013% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £368 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -10.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Senior Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 12 £465 +26.53% 16
London +15 8 £465 +24.00% 4
Glasgow - 4 £338 -
Scotland - 4 £338 -
North West - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 3
Wales - 2 £450 -
Preston - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
City of London -2 1 £475 +15.15%
Swansea - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
West Wales - 1 - -

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Senior Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
7 4 (19.05%) Java EE
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) JMS
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Ruby
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (14.29%) Network Management
8 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
9 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (9.52%) Confluence
9 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) BGP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Event Store
2 1 (4.76%) Impala
2 1 (4.76%) MarkLogic
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) Java EE
2 4 (19.05%) JMS
2 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
3 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (9.52%) Dropwizard
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) ELK Stack
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) Lucene
4 1 (4.76%) POSIX
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) Network Management
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.76%) Process Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Graphite
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago